'Tender' by Belinda McKeon

Tender is a story so true that despite gender or sexuality, the truth of being on the wrong end of unrequited makes us ache. The language is so bittersweet and beautiful that we fall vicariously in love… read more

'Willful Machines' by Tim Floreen

Tim Floreen weaves a tightly knit thriller that will delight both its targeted teen audience and adults who enjoy a wonderfully created futuristic world… read more

'Husky' by Justin Sayre

Husky tells the story of Davis, an overweight, smart, likeable, and genuinely decent boy on the cusp of facing middle school, where a whole new set of rules, rituals, and priorities face him and his cohort of friends… read more

'Dryland' by Sara Jaffe

Adults and teen readers will appreciate this coming-of-age tale which captures a girl’s initial steps to finding her sexual identity and the emotional struggles of navigating adolescence… read more